Top of The Mark Goes All Out

  The legendary Top of the Mark nightclub in the Mark Hopkins hotel celebrated its 75th birthday with a society soiree that harkened back to its soigne origins. The cream of San Francisco channeled Cole Porter in the lobby lounge, nattily turning out in high style for what promised to be a marvelous party to…

Standing UP To Cancer, One Chemo Room At A Time

The Inaugural Fundraising Gala for Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo (RTR4C), a locally born, national non-profit that transforms chemotherapy rooms into beautiful, healing environments, was a smashing success. The sold-out, black-tie affair was held at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco with an impressive evening full of fine dining, music, dancing and silent and live auctions…

The Gilded and the Good at the Fall Antiques Show

  The Great Gold Rush of 2014 was on at the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, when Gold Coasters, golden girls, goldfingers, and the occasional golddigger gathered for the annual opening party, a highlight of the fall social calendar. While this year’s theme, “The Rush of Gold: Precious Metals in Art & Antiques,” was explicit…

West Portal’s Bloom’s a Blowout!

Like summer flowers in a shiny glass vase, colorfully clad ladies and gents filled Bloom, West Portal’s chic new blow dry and style bar, to the brim at Wednesday evening’s grand opening celebration! Located just a hop away from the West Portal Muni Station and offering affordable luxury for all occasions in a fun and…

Temporary Contemporary lifts the FOG

There was a lot of dough on display at the FOG Design+Art Fair at Fort Mason, and some of it was being hand-cut on a butcher block. Chef Michael Tusk, the Michelin-starred genius of gluten at Quince and Cotogna restuarants, was given a prominent place at the entrance to roll out his new handmade pasta…